Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C# .NET Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 145 121
Rank change year-on-year +5 -24 -9
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 67 45 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.29% 0.93% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.97% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 71
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +0.74% +3.85%
10th Percentile £296 £260 £285
90th Percentile £400 £488 £413
England median daily rate £428 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.88% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £22.00
England median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% +3.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,949 4,621 5,662
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 95.00% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,073 2,930 3,420
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £238 £210 £225
90th Percentile £575 £539 £541
England median daily rate £458 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 199 229
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.76% +13.33% -9.37%
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.30 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.38 £47.50 £39.50
England median hourly rate £18.28 £18.70 £18.35
% change year-on-year -2.23% +1.89% +1.96%

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured C# .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# .NET Developer in the West Midlands

C# .NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +10 33 £375 +17.19% 9
Coventry -7 19 £344 -19.12% 4
Birmingham +4 6 £375 +15.38% 18
Solihull +5 2 - - 6
Walsall -3 2 £311 -1.19% 1
Warwickshire +5 1 - - 5
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
C# .NET Developer
England

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, C# .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 67 (100.00%) C#
1 67 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (61.19%) ASP.NET
2 41 (61.19%) SQL Server
3 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (47.76%) SQL
5 28 (41.79%) Web Services
5 28 (41.79%) MVC
5 28 (41.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (38.81%) .NET Framework
7 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
8 21 (31.34%) NoSQL
9 17 (25.37%) Visual Studio
10 15 (22.39%) VB.NET
10 15 (22.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (20.90%) jQuery
11 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (20.90%) TDD
11 14 (20.90%) WinForms
12 13 (19.40%) HTML
12 13 (19.40%) WPF
12 13 (19.40%) Redis
12 13 (19.40%) Docker
13 12 (17.91%) Entity Framework
14 11 (16.42%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (16.42%) DB2
14 11 (16.42%) CSS
14 11 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (16.42%) Teradata

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.49%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (41.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.48%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (4.48%) Serverless
3 2 (2.99%) Azure Functions
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.49%) GitHub
4 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
1 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (61.19%) SQL Server
2 21 (31.34%) NoSQL
3 15 (22.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (19.40%) Redis
5 11 (16.42%) DB2
5 11 (16.42%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.99%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.99%) MySQL
7 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Visual Studio
2 10 (14.93%) AccuRev
2 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.93%) JIRA
3 2 (2.99%) Grunt
3 2 (2.99%) gulp
3 2 (2.99%) MSTest
3 2 (2.99%) NUnit
3 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.49%) GitLab
4 1 (1.49%) Selenium
4 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (5.97%) Retail
2 2 (2.99%) Back Office
2 2 (2.99%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (61.19%) ASP.NET
3 28 (41.79%) Web Services
4 26 (38.81%) .NET Framework
5 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (20.90%) jQuery
6 14 (20.90%) WinForms
7 13 (19.40%) HTML
7 13 (19.40%) WPF
8 12 (17.91%) Entity Framework
9 11 (16.42%) CSS
9 11 (16.42%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (14.93%) RESTful
11 9 (13.43%) AngularJS
12 7 (10.45%) WCF
13 4 (5.97%) Angular 2
13 4 (5.97%) Dapper ORM
13 4 (5.97%) HTML5
13 4 (5.97%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (2.99%) User Experience
3 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.79%) MVC
3 14 (20.90%) TDD
4 11 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce
6 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
7 7 (10.45%) Microservices
7 7 (10.45%) Scrum
7 7 (10.45%) SOLID
8 6 (8.96%) BDD
8 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.46%) Kanban
9 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.97%) Migration
11 3 (4.48%) CRM
11 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
12 2 (2.99%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (2.99%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 2 (2.99%) Data Migration
12 2 (2.99%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (47.76%) SQL
3 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (22.39%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.97%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.99%) Python
8 1 (1.49%) Go
8 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Teradata
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) Informatica
4 1 (1.49%) Mercator
4 1 (1.49%) Xamarin